Golden Nugget Discovery Tours takes you to the Pyrenees Ranges in central Victoria. The ranges provide a stunning backdrop to a region that amply rewards those seeking wines of character and interest.
The Pyrenees is famous for its high quality boutique wines of the French Bordeaux variety.
Fragrant Shiraz and complex Cabernet Sauvignon excel through the region. Although traditionally a red wine region, the wineries are now producing high quality Methode Traditionale Champenoise, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling on tasting.
Varietals such as Sangiovese and Tempranillo are also emerging from a number of the wineries. The intimacy of the area is evident when visiting any of the wineries within the region. The winemakers are often on hand to discuss their personal wine styles with visitors.
The tour takes you to signature James Halliday 5 star wineries for tastings, Cheese Platter included at a winery and a two course lunch at a winery restaurant or similar with a glass of red or white wine.
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Days of operation:
Departure details: 01/03/17 - 31/12/17
Daily: 09:30am - 06:00pm
Golden Nugget Discovery Tours conducts small group wildlife, nature and heritage tours of Western and Central Victoria, Australia.
It is the ideal way for couples, small groups and individual travellers to experience the Goldfields region, the Great Ocean Road, the Grampians, Daylesford and Spa country, plus the Pyrenees wine region.
Relive the history and heritage of the gold rush as you visit Ballarat and Bendigo. Explore the small towns of the area, the wild nature of the parks, and the food and wine of the Goldfields.
Walk with your eco-guide along the Goldfields track to discover wild nature and gold rush relics.
See the fantastic coastal scenery, from wide beaches to tall towering cliffs and rainforests of the Great Ocean Road. Walk in the tree tops of the giant mountain ash.
Experience the wild nature of the Grampians with its wildflowers, kangaroos, emus, waterfalls, aboriginal rock art and wonderful views from the cliff tops.
Discover Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and the surrounding Spa region. This region is famous for its mineral springs and spas.
The Pyrenees wine region makes some of the finest wines of the French Bordeaux variety. Lunch is included at the Warrenmang Vineyard resort or similar.
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